| Mar 24, 2011
| 12:30 PM
Botetourt County has strong ties to Japan. The county's largest employer Dynax is a Japanese company. Now the county is contributing to Japanese relief.
Botetourt County will match donations raised in the community, up to a total of $10,000. ...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 7:19 PM
Redistricting is an ugly process, one that almost always leaves bruised feelings among the minority party.
And that's playing out in both chambers of the General Assembly this week. Republicans control the House of Delegates and have eliminated the...
| May 16, 2011
| 7:43 AM
House Speaker Bill Howell on Del. Bill Cleaveland's decision not to seek reelection:
Statement of Speaker William J. Howell
RICHMOND, VA - Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) today
| May 19, 2011
| 2:20 PM
It never went away, but police thought they had a handle on methamphetamines in Southwest Virginia, but new ways to make it are making meth the hardest drug to fight in our hometowns.
Users call it "Shake and Bake," and just like when you use the real...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 1:58 PM
Franklin County Sheriff Ewell Hunt calls Salem Police asking for a shift supervisor to call him.
Roanoke E-911 Control Center receives the first of numerous calls from citizens regarding the shooting.
| Jun 15, 2011
| 8:15 AM
Arkay Packaging Corporation in Botetourt County is expanding its operations.
Governor Bob McDonnell made the announcement Wednesday. The project will create 25 new jobs in press operations, quality control, finishing and gluing.
| Jun 23, 2011
| 8:48 PM
A Northern Virginia man will die for killing and raping a Botetourt County native three years ago.
A jury convicted Mark Lawlor of murder for beating Genevieve Orange in her Falls Church apartment in September 2008.
Today a Fairfax County judge handed...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 11:05 AM
Fincastle, VA – At the conclusion of the June Board of Supervisors meeting, County Administrator Jerry Burgess announced his intention to resign in January. Citing the County’s strong financial condition, Burgess told the Board that he...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 6:32 PM
If July fourth is just around the corner, fair season will soon be in full swing, and that means local inspectors are taking a closer look to insure amusement rides are safe.
The Buchanan Volunteer Fire Department Carnival opened Wednesday night, and...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 2:14 PM
Smooth roads ahead for drivers in Botetourt County.
At least, that's the hope after a more than one-million dollar paving project got off the ground Tuesday night.
During the next two-months work will focus on the intersection of route 220 and route...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 1:14 PM
Animal Control officers say a red fox attacked someone in Botetourt County.
The attack happened July 2nd on Mt. Pleasant Church Road. One person said they were bitten by the fox before it ran into the woods.
There is no word on whether the fox had...